Home Depot Co-Founder: A Lot of Uncertainly in the GOP Field
Exclusive: Ken Langone on Cain harassment allegations, 2012
- Duration 7:16
- Date Nov 8, 2011
Exclusive: Ken Langone on Cain harassment allegations, 2012
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Our -- vocal found a candlelight -- -- -- watching this closely.
Because this is part of that back and forth in the Republican race.
-- learned don't of course co-founder of Home Depot and a backer of a -- from this -- we think d.s came charged.
Well I think without regard to the merit of the charges I think it's been handled terribly I think whoever advised him to Stonewall.
Was -- When you run for president.
Everything's on the table that's -- of the deal that you except when you decide you gonna jump -- -- the right.
The white person -- what would be that for him to think he could simply say I'm not gonna talk about it would go away.
Heightens the curiosity of -- -- is it too late for what he's gonna do and -- You know.
-- I can only think back to the Bill Clinton there.
And it's possible in America.
You know right now and and I mean you would have thought that when Bill Clinton had -- go on television and admit that he had lied.
I did not have sex with that woman what is isn't.
But look I mean he you know came back he's a very popular guy in retirement so far -- McCain's poll numbers of staple.
What do you make I think there's a lot of uncertainty in -- of Republican field I think for example -- fact that Perry jumps and he goes for -- of the class.
Change of -- goes from the -- of a -- I am supporting Mitt Romney.
-- unit he really wanted.
Chris Christie New Jersey you can't have which can't get.
But did you you work them hard please run run run the talk was cool and beautiful court for -- you -- a -- and they asked him just how -- I pressed I did everything but sit on his chest okay and he just told you get -- much as -- he just said that.
He felt like he had an obligation to Jersey he felt that what -- accomplished so for.
Was fragile and it's gonna take the full -- of them and in the spirit -- kid that.
As a -- government is most certainly you gonna be reelected and thirteen when he -- I understand that he said but I still have to make this decision rice and the reason we want to use exactly.
For the -- -- -- and right now that's that was your traction us honest direct.
You know -- is there -- stands.
With an -- revert to another while I do visual effects around when that probably feel like a second fiddle all of them John Whitehead who it.
They'll run you deceive you might have a former Goldman's -- realizes it.
Right I was very forthright kitten.
Christy hadn't decided yet the rights of governor wanna be honest I'm doing everything I can persuade Governor -- to jump into the race.
If he doesn't want to support him.
On the other hand he doesn't.
Want you to an all -- -- they can help you elect.
That's we we normally he said he appreciated that and I don't think that I appreciate that.
He didn't say that you would be at.
Treasury Secretary and nothing and stop seventies.
-- -- great thing about arms 76 years old I'm too old funeral today of a sudden if I will let you may be I don't look at them -- -- -- Look there's nothing.
In this for me except one thing.
Thinking about to a three generations out what the hell we don't these kids.
If we don't fix this mess now.
Sick about the future of these kids.
You look at Greece you look at -- you look at Spain you look at Ireland.
Portugal guess -- It'll be here we've got to learn to have fiscal discipline.
But at some -- but on the Republicans are hardly at -- or hold them in favor.
I'm not going to sit here.
And issue an apology -- for the 2001.
To 2000 on spending -- OK be very frank I mean.
And you -- invited him that's what you very critical -- I was back then I say you know why then you know.
Representative Brian now has religion -- for.
Spending restraints in the highest of -- and -- spending bills that you vote against.
When George Bush was president.
Everywhere we voted.
CNN is a little bit it talks on the -- is okay but will we now want -- like Romney -- why am I supporting.
-- -- -- His wife got up this week that the -- this fund raiser we have -- and she -- -- one issue with you one thing about my house.
He's an honest man.
And there's nothing in his -- that's gonna come out.
The school merits any of you or me who his -- he's a good -- and he's a decent.
They're not -- that.
That's sort of -- is set for which anyone else but we hope that's not the first time spots -- let's put it this way if you'll.
Take reasonable laws I'll take the -- There's nothing there of that nature was that important to you that there are no ethical and it is little but it's it's more he's -- that divert you from the big issue there's one issue.
Only one issue.
Jobs jobs jobs -- unit Romney is the best ways for that -- Simple he's a businessman I believe they'll be more input from the business sector.
If he's president.
To figure out how we create jobs -- not in the public sector but in the private sector.
The public sector jobs only exacerbate the issue got to raise taxes.
If you -- And this came from him.
We we -- a thousand ships.
A year during World War II.
And we had a thousand people.
In the -- bureau ships.
In the 1980s.
We -- seventeen point two ships a year.
We have 4000 people in the bureau of ships.
We by nine point two ships a year but we have 25000.
People in the bureau of ships.
Before -- before the stimulus package we had one person of the Department of Transportation.
Make a 170000.
Right after the stimulus package was passed.
We have 1149.
In the Department of Transportation get paid more than -- 170000.
This is why the stimulus -- work.
It didn't you know the whole idea of -- stimulus.
John Maynard Keynes said it's it's pump priming.
Stimulate keep it didn't go.
It didn't want to live like that because none of that worked its way into the public sector looked at the -- you want on a given memorial here.
The gang down ten.
You -- -- -- trickle down economics work.
Those people who are now a lot of work as waitresses.
Working in shops.
Those people all depended on the people who were down around the -- to be able to get no shops and an archivist.
-- It can work.